NYT’s Thomas Friedman Slams GOP: They’ve ‘Laid Down for a Demented Man’

Posted on January 12, 2019 12:29 am

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Speaking to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman slammed the Republican party for laying down for a “demented” Donald Trump.

Earlier in the interview, Friedman said that the president does not respect government.

“Trump believes, first of all, that he can do everything. He or [top White House aide and son-in-law Jared] Kushner,” he said.  “I don’t think he has a respect for government.”

Then, Blitzer asked him about a column he wrote in which he said that the only responsible choice for the GOP leadership is to have an intervention where Trump is told he